The Truths We Hold: An American Journey by Kamala Harris

Download english ebook pdf The Truths We Hold: An American Journey (English Edition)

Download The Truths We Hold: An American Journey PDF

  • The Truths We Hold: An American Journey
  • Kamala Harris
  • Page: 336
  • Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
  • ISBN: 9780525560715
  • Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group

Download eBook

Download english ebook pdf The Truths We Hold: An American Journey (English Edition)


The Truths We Hold: An American Journey by Kamala Harris From one of America's most inspiring political leaders, a book about the core truths that unite us, and the long struggle to discern what those truths are and how best to act upon them, in her own life and across the life of our country. Senator Kamala Harris' commitment to speaking truth is informed by her upbringing. The daughter of immigrants, she was raised in an Oakland, California community that cared deeply about social justice; her parents—an esteemed economist from Jamaica and an admired cancer researcher from India—met as activists in the civil rights movement when they were graduate students at Berkeley. Growing up, Harris herself never hid her passion for justice, and when she became a prosecutor out of law school, a deputy district attorney, she quickly established herself as one of the most innovative change agents in American law enforcement. She progressed rapidly to become the elected District Attorney for San Francisco, and then the chief law enforcement officer of the state of California as a whole. Known for bringing a voice to the voiceless, she took on the big banks during the foreclosure crisis, winning a historic settlement for California's working families. Her hallmarks were applying a holistic, data-driven approach to many of California's thorniest issues, always eschewing stale "tough on crime" rhetoric as presenting a series of false choices. Neither "tough" nor "soft" but smart on crime became her mantra. Being smart means learning the truths that can make us better as a community, and supporting those truths with all our might. That has been the pole star that guided Harris to a transformational career as the top law enforcement official in California, and it is guiding her now as a transformational United States Senator, grappling with an array of complex issues that affect her state, our country, and the world, from health care and the new economy to immigration, national security, the opioid crisis, and accelerating inequality. By reckoning with the big challenges we face together, drawing on the hard-won wisdom and insight from her own career and the work of those who have most inspired her, Kamala Harris offers in THE TRUTHS WE HOLD a master class in problem solving, in crisis management, and leadership in challenging times. Through the arc of her own life, on into the great work of our day, she communicates a vision of shared struggle, shared purpose, and shared values. In a book rich in many home truths, not least is that a relatively small number of people work very hard to convince a great many of us that we have less in common than we actually do, but it falls to us to look past them and get on with the good work of living our common truth. When we do, our shared effort will continue to sustain us and this great nation, now and in the years to come.

Download more ebooks: It series books téléchargement gratuit pdf Recettes au robot pâtissier 9782035973894 download pdf, Ibooks descarga libros gratis. Halo: Silent Storm: A Master Chief Story (Spanish Edition) download link, Descargar libro electrónico gratis en pdf Find Your Path: Honor Your Body, Fuel Your Soul, and Get Strong with the Fit52 Life de Carrie Underwood MOBI 9780062690913 in Spanish read pdf, Téléchargez des livres complets Les rêveurs par Isabelle Carré (French Edition) 9782253906896 read pdf, Free audiobook downloads for itunes Mushrooms of the Upper Midwest: A Simple Guide to Common Mushrooms read book, Descargar desde google books mac LESIONES MUSCULARES EN EL DEPORTE in Spanish de RAMÓN BALIUS MATAS 9788491104797 read book, Ebooks móviles SOLO SAXOPHONE LEVEL 6 ADVANCED de 9780521182959 (Spanish Edition) download pdf, Ebook from google download The Adventure Zone: Here There Be Gerblins by Clint McElroy, Griffin McElroy, Justin McElroy, Travis McElroy, Carey Pietsch in English MOBI FB2 site, Ebook textbooks download Hunter x Hunter, Vol. 36 (English Edition) 9781974708413 read book, Free ebook files downloads This Lie Will Kill You English version here,